The term "biliuria" is very similar, but more general. It refers to the presence of any bile pigment in the urine.
Although Gilbert's syndrome and Crigler-Najjar syndrome are characterized by increased bilirubin in the serum, the bilirubin in these inherited disorders is non-conjugated and thus not excreted in the urine.
Case of the month: diagnostic challenges from your case files.(bilirubinuria due to Gilbert's syndrome)(Disease/ Disorder overview)
Nov 01, 2006; CASE The patient is a 54-year-old man who works as an organic chemist, a job that could expose him to known carcinogens. He...